Cook Helming The Gate Remake

JoBlo reports that a 3D remake of the suburban horror thriller “The Gate” is in the works.

Randall William Cook, the original helmer who turned FX supervisor on the likes of “King Kong” & “Lord of the Rings”, will direct the update.

The 1987 original starred a young Stephen Dorff who discovers a portal to hell has manifested in his backyard. The rift soon unleashes all manner of chaos in the form of stop-motion demon minions.

No mention yet on a writer or studio.